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Heat Daily Links: Tuesday

Winslow hopes to emulate Leonard in becoming complete player: Justise Winslow had two moments in Sunday’s loss against the Los Angeles Clippers that kind of personified the first half of his rookie season with the Miami Heat. -- The Miami Herald

Heat offense now must evolve into a counterintelligence operation: Even amid the success, the easy baskets, the type of flow the Miami Heat had enjoyed during their four-game winning streak and run of six victories in seven games, they appreciated there would be a comeuppance. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Spoelstra insists Heat continue to value McRoberts: Josh McRoberts' return to the Miami Heat has proven to be a limited engagement in the six games he has been back since missing 26 with a bruised right knee. -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's value of Whiteside as clear as his limited role: All right, folks. The time has come to answer this riddle: How many ways can the Heat show that they don't value Hassan Whiteside like the open market probably will in the offseason before everyone agrees that they don't plan to re-sign him? -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Spurs look scary, but Heat’s Chris Bosh warns “they’re gonna get better”: For all the frenzy around the Golden State Warriors as they chase the single-season wins record, the team the Heat face Tuesday is just as strong. The Spurs are still here, still standing among the NBA’s elite 17 years after Gregg Popovich led them to their first title, and this might be their best team ever. -- The Palm Beach Post

Whiteside’s relationship with Spoelstra: “We’re fine”: It was not a smooth road to this destination, but Erik Spoelstra and Hassan Whiteside seem to have an understanding. Tired of answering questions all season (and some of last year, for that matter) about how Spoelstra uses him, Whiteside said today his approach going forward is simple. -- The Palm Beach Post